The Volunteer Center serves
more than 800 nonprofits and 9,000 volunteers
in Durham, Chapel Hill, and Raleigh (throughout the Triangle!)
  
 



 
 
Nonprofit Training 

Hands On Triangle (HOT) 

 
We are excited to be hosting two HOT training sessions in Orange County this month.  
 
New to Hands On Triangle? Or do you want to freshen up your skills? Join us and learn how to maximize your volunteering management efforts using HOT.  Bring the opportunities you would like to post. This will be a working training session. 
 
These sessions are free to nonprofits that need
volunteers and would like to have a convenient and effective way to recruit volunteers.


Date: Tuesday, May 5
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM 
Where: Robert & Pearl Seymour Center
2551 Homestead Road,
Chapel Hill 
   

Date: Thursday, May 7
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM 
Where: Robert & Pearl Seymour Center
2551 Homestead Road,
Chapel Hill 
   
 
Social Media 
Want to learn how your agency can be more effective using Social Media? 

Elizabeth Poindexter-Social Media extraordinaire will be leading this session.


Date: Wednesday, May 20
Time:  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM 
Where: Daylily Conference Rm

700 W. Main Street, Durham  
 
To register:  
Lenore Donaldson, 
or 919-613-4515
 
Volunteer of the Week
Bridget McEnaney Compass Center for Women and Children
 

 
Bridget McEnaney’s volunteer work has had a tremendous impact.  Since completing her training as a domestic violence hotline advocate, Bridget has volunteered over 1400 hours of service to the clients of the Compass Center for Women and Children.  She has provided crisis counseling, domestic violence education, emotional support, referrals, and placement in emergency shelter to hundreds of people in crisis.  Bridget also co-facilitated a support group for women and is creating a user-friendly on-line resource manual for clients, staff and the community.  Bridget excels at making personal connections.  She has a naturally empathetic and caring manner, and this, combined with her dedication and professionalism, make her a great asset.  Bridget assists, mentors and supervises new volunteers.  She shares her enthusiasm for her volunteer work with everyone she knows, raising awareness about domestic violence and creating support for the Center.  Thank you, Bridget, for your leadership skills and your great compassion.


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